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AAP sends legal notice to Gambhir, seeks apology from him for his tweets on Kejriwal

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The (AAP) on Saturday sent a legal notice to BJP candidate from East Gautam Gambhir, seeking apology for his tweet against

The notice has also sought Gambhir to publish the apology along with true and correct facts in newspapers and on social media, within 24 hours, failing which criminal proceedings would be initiated against him.

Hitting out at Kejriwal on Thursday, Gambhir had tweeted: "I feel ashamed to have a CM like I abhor your act of outraging a woman's modesty @ArvindKejriwal and that too your own colleague. And all this for winning elections? You are filth Mr CM and someone needs your very own jhadu (broom) to clean your dirty mind."

Mohd Irsad, the representing AAP, states that the party finds the above tweets by Gambhir as offending.

On Friday, AAP's East candidate accused Gambhir of circulating pamphlets with derogatory and casteist remarks against her. The filed a complaint with the Commission of Women (DCW).

She also broke down while addressing a press conference on Thursday, where she along with her party colleague and Deputy lashed out at Gambhir.

Gambhir has, however, rubbished the allegation saying that if proved guilty, he would quit He also sent a defamation notice to Marlena, Kejriwal, and Sisodia, demanding an unconditional apology for making "defamatory" comments against him.

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First Published: Sat, May 11 2019. 18:14 IST